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Published: 22 December 2007

196 Pages | 1 b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199326402

Bookseller Code (06)

Libyan Paradox

Luis Martinez

  • Shows how Libya has evolved from pariah state to being embraced by the West
  • Argues that Gaddafi is developing an 'authoritarian liberal state' in order to maintain his power
  • Charts Libya's reversal in its confrontational policies toward Europe and the US in the aftermath of 9/11 and the war in Iraq